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Towson in Baltimore County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Home of Governor Augustus W. Bradford

 
 
The Home of Governor Augustus W. Bradford Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, September 3, 2007
1. The Home of Governor Augustus W. Bradford Marker
Inscription.  The home of Governor Augustus W. Bradford, which stood on this site was burned July 11, 1864 by Confederate Troops “to retaliate the burning of Governor Letcher’s Home” in Virginia by Federal troops. This was the closest point to Baltimore reached during the war by Confederate Troops.
 
Erected 1934 by State Roads Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 39° 22.443′ N, 76° 37.598′ W. Marker is in Towson, Maryland, in Baltimore County. Marker is at the intersection of Charles Street (Route 139) and Charlesbrook Road, on the right when traveling south on Charles Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Towson MD 21204, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fire Power (approx. one mile away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.3 miles away); Mount Washington Mill (approx. 1.3 miles away); Mt. Washington Mill (approx. 1.3 miles away); Roll of Honor
Clubhouse of Elkridge Hunt Club image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, September 3, 2007
2. Clubhouse of Elkridge Hunt Club
Property is now occupied as golf course.
(approx. 1.4 miles away); World Wars I and II Memorial (approx. 1½ miles away); Roland Park (approx. 1.7 miles away); The Colored Methodist Protestant St. John’s Chapel of Baltimore County (approx. 1.7 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 31, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 3, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,469 times since then and 18 times this year. Last updated on March 21, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 3, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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